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Wellbeing in Educational Contexts - Second Edition

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Susan Carter

Cecily Andersen

Copyright Year: 2019

ISBN 13: 9780645679649

Publisher: University of Southern Queensland

Language: English

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Reviewed by Liz Watson, Associate Professor, Massachusetts Bay Community College on 5/29/20

If I could score a 3.5, I would. I feel like it’s missing thought on Maslows theories. It hit the mark understanding that individuals have different lives and challenges, in addition, should be viewed as the whole being. read more

Reviewed by Tasha Ford, Assistant Clinical Professor, Social Work, Bowling Green State University on 1/17/20

I found the text to be comprehensive in it’s layout of the index as it was consistent, making it easy to navigate to the topic one might want to read if they were opting to not read the entire text. The chapters covered the concept of wellbeing in... read more

Table of Contents

  • Accessibility Information
  • Foreward
  • 1. Connecting And Activating Prior Knowledge
  • 2. Theoretical Conceptualisations of Wellbeing
  • 3. Policy, Frameworks and Legislation Informing a Focus on Wellbeing
  • 4. Contemporary Perspectives on the Impactors and Enablers to Wellbeing
  • 5. Pragmatic Applications of Embedding an Education Wide Focus on Wellbeing
  • 6. Ecological and Contextual Analysis of Wellbeing: in your context
  • 7. The Wellbeing of Librarians in the Higher Education Sector
  • 8. Conclusion
  • 9. Glossary of Terms
  • 10. Appendix

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  • About the Book

    This text endeavours to focus on wellbeing promotion in educational contexts as schools and other educational contexts play a pivotal role in teaching students about nonviolence, promoting understanding of diversity, endowing people with a shared purpose and meaning and the skills and behaviours to create a more inclusive, healthy, and positive future.

    About the Contributors


    Susan Carter is both an educational leader and an academic. She has been an educator in schools for over 25 years in a variety ofroles: teacher; teaching principal; deputy principal; principal of a P-10 school; and as a principal of a large rural school. She hasstudied, education and two Master of Education degrees: one in special education, and the other in education theology. Her PhDresearch was in the area of how school Principals maintain their Subjective Well-Being. Her current research interests include:subjective well-being (SWB) in educational contexts; inclusion; social justice and school leadership.

    Cecily Andersen is an experienced educational leader. She has been an educator for over 40 years across a variety of roles:teaching, school leadership and district and regional educational leadership, within primary, secondary, inclusive education andIndigenous community settings across remote, rural and regional areas. Cecily Andersen’s research interests include social justice,wellbeing, leadership in complex contexts, and how school leaders use coaching and mentoring to build capacity in others.

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